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Behind The Scenes With Lufthansa At The Frankfurt Airport

Behind The Scenes With Lufthansa At The Frankfurt Airport

Posted by on February 14, 2013  |  Add Reply

Elizabeth talks with Paul about his behind the scenes look at the giant Lufthansa Cargo and Maintenance facility at the Frankfurt airport. Find out if he really did get to tour the Animal Lounge and kick the tires on the 747-8. Actually he only gently stroked one. Kicking seemed a bit risky. There will be […]

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Anne Banas From Smarter Travel Talks About Free Food In The Air

Anne Banas From Smarter Travel Talks About Free Food In The Air

Posted by on February 10, 2013  |  Add Reply

Contributing correspondent to Traveling and Executive Editor of Smarter Travel.com,  Ann Banas chats with Paul and Elizabeth about the few remaining airlines that still serve snacks and even real food in the air. All three of us agree that the best inflight food even in this day and age is to be found on Hawaiian […]

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TSA Works To Make Security At Airports More Efficient

TSA Works To Make Security At Airports More Efficient

Posted by on January 14, 2013  |  Add Reply

TSA Administrator John S. Pistole talks with Paul and Elizabeth at the event marking the opening of new security pre check lanes at John Wayne Airport in Orange County, California. Pistole talks about the need for vigilant screening but also a sensible approach to being able to assess risk and narrow the numbers of passengers […]

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AirBerlin’s Inaugural From Los Angeles to Berlin

AirBerlin’s Inaugural From Los Angeles to Berlin

Posted by on July 10, 2012  |  Add Reply

Paul chats with Mats Jacobsen, international sales vice president for Air Berlin on the inaugural from Los Angeles to Berlin in May. Mat’s talks about the beginnings of the airline in Oregon in 1978 and how it has grown to be the second largest airline in Germany. Frequent contributor to Traveling, Norm Sklarewitz, joins in […]

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British Airways Cuisine Flies High

British Airways Cuisine Flies High

Posted by on July 2, 2012  |  Add Reply

The first inflight meal service was served 85 years ago. Paul and Elizabeth chat with Simon Talling–Smith the head of British Airways in North America about the advances in in-flight meals service since then. British Airways has been a leader in creating new menus over the years and also in researching just how food tastes […]

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American Airlines Bold New Flagship Check-in At LAX

American Airlines Bold New Flagship Check-in At LAX

Posted by on May 2, 2012  |  Add Reply

American Airlines’ new Flagship® Check-in at Los Angeles International Airport is nothing short of spectacular. Paul chats with American Airlines exec, John Tiliacos about how the employes got together to create the new space almost overnight. There’s a separate curbside entrance with drive-up and drop-off convenience complete with a doorman on the day we were there, […]

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Walking To New Zealand Aboard An Air New Zealand Flight

Walking To New Zealand Aboard An Air New Zealand Flight

Posted by on January 17, 2012  |  Add Reply

Ever wonder what it would be like to work as a flight attendant on a long haul flight? Paul finds out as he interviews the flight crew of an Air New Zealand Los Angeles to Auckland non stop flight. He finds an amazing group of Kiwis who are dedicated to their jobs and who love […]

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Speedy Boarding Procedures At American Airlines

Speedy Boarding Procedures At American Airlines

Posted by on December 27, 2011  |  Add Reply

American Airlines Vice President of Airport Services tells Paul and Elizabeth how American created a boarding process that not only speeds up things, but has also resulted in more space for carryon luggage. They also talk about American’s efforts to provide priority seating opportunities and the airline’s policy for boarding uniformed service personnel first.

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American Airlines Military

American Airlines Military

Posted by on November 16, 2011  |  Add Reply

For years American Airlines and its employees have worked with veteran’s groups to provide philanthropic services for military personnel. Captain Steve Blankenship, Managing Director – Veterans Initiatives at America Airlines chats with Paul about recent initiatives the program has undertaken. A recent effort was a joint effort with Ride 2 Recovery, an organization which took […]

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Boeing’s 787 Dreamliner delivered

Boeing’s 787 Dreamliner delivered

Posted by on October 27, 2011  |  Add Reply

Designed and tested completely by computer, Boeing has delivered it’s first 787 Dreamliner to ANA.

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